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28 March 2019 | 10:30am

Modern First Editions

Lot 29

William Golding, Poems, with later autograph note signed by the author [London, Macmillan, 1934]

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Estimate £1000 - £1500 + fees



William Golding, Poems, with later autograph note signed by the author [London, Macmillan, 1934]


 


complete, internally exceptionally clean, original pale blue printed wrappers, original stitching, spine a little darkened, contemporary ink annotation to upper cover Sent by Miss Balverby to be read in the library, do not take away, overall excellent copy, 8vo; together with a signed autograph note from Golding reading I have no photographs of myself so this signature will have to do, both housed in early portfolio style covers with slip-case


 


Golding's scarce first published work, here present with a signed note from the author.